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Dr. Michael Rickert

Managing Associate, Frankfurt



Specialised experience in restructuring and insolvency law as well as banking and capital markets law.

Transactions of significance where substantial involvement can be disclosed have included:

  • KfW Bankengruppe on the rescue DIP-financing of the Air Berlin Group
  • hsh portfoliomanagement AöR on the restructuring of various ship financings
Professional experience

2018 to date: Managing Associate, Linklaters
2017 - 2018: Associate, Linklaters
2014 - 2017: Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
2009 - 2014: Lecturer, Alpmann Schmidt Freiburg, Marburg und Giessen


2014: University of Giessen, Doctorate (Dr. iur.)
2014: Second Legal State Examination (2. Juristisches Staatsexamen)
2011 - 2014: Legal Traineeship (Referendariat), Wiesbaden, Frankfurt, London
2009 - 2011: University of Giessen, doctoral studies
2009: First Legal State Examination (1. Juristisches Staatsexamen)
2004 - 2009: Universities of Giessen and East Anglia, England, law studies


Die Aufrechnungsmöglichkeit von Gesellschafterdarlehen in der Insolvenz, 2014 (Dissertation)